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bug#30154: [PATCH] web: Add http-patch.

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: bug#30154: [PATCH] web: Add http-patch.
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:10:20 -0500
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Arun Isaac <address@hidden> writes:

> Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> writes:
>> Since PATCH was removed from HTTP over 18 years ago, and is clearly not
>> valid HTTP/1.1, I wonder if it makes sense to add this.
>> Do you have a use case where you need it?
> Yes, I was using the PowerDNS HTTP API, and some of their API requests
> need the PATCH method.
> https://doc.powerdns.com/md/httpapi/api_spec/
> If you think it's not a good idea to include http-patch in guile, maybe
> we can export define-http-verb and/or request so that it is easy for
> users to create their own custom HTTP methods. WDYT?

I would prefer to export the 'request' procedure from (web client),
although it should probably be exported as a different name, maybe
'http-request'.  Would that work for you?


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